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Where is Batley?

Batley is located in the county of West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, two miles north of the town of Dewsbury, six miles west of the major city of Wakefield, and 165 miles north-west of London. Batley was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Batley falls within the metropolitan district council of Kirklees. It is in the WF17 postcode district. The post town for Batley is Batley.

Batley on a map

Map showing extent of Batley as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Batley
Map showing location of Batley within the UK
Location of Batley within the UK

Which county is Batley in?

Batley is in the ceremonial county of West Yorkshire, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyWest Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Batley in West Yorkshire?

Batley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of West Yorkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of West Yorkshire.

Map showing location of Batley within West Yorkshire
Location of Batley within West Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Batley?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Batley is WF17 5DA.

Where is Batley in WF17?

Batley is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the WF17 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the WF17 postcode district.

Map showing location of Batley within WF17
Location of Batley within WF17

What is the post town for Batley?

The post town for Batley is Batley. Batley is in the WF17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Batley.

What is the latitude and longitude of Batley?

The centre of Batley is located at position 53.71444° latitude and -1.6337° longitude.

Latitude53.71444°
Longitude-1.6337°

What is the easting and northing of Batley?

The centre of Batley is located at the grid reference easting 424273 and northing 424287 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting424273
Northing424287

What are the nearest towns to Batley?

Position of Batley relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Batley to the centre of the town.

north
2m
Batley is 2 miles north of Dewsbury
east
2m
Batley is 2 miles east of Heckmondwike
east
3m
Batley is 3 miles east of Liversedge
south-west
3m
Batley is 3 miles south-west of Morley
north-west
3m
Batley is 3 miles north-west of Ossett
east
3m
Batley is 3 miles east of Cleckheaton
north-east
4m
Batley is 4 miles north-east of Mirfield
north-west
5m
Batley is 5 miles north-west of Horbury
south
6m
Batley is 6 miles south of Pudsey
east
6m
Batley is 6 miles east of Brighouse

What are the nearest cities to Batley?

Position of Batley relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Batley to the centre of the city.

west
6m
Batley is 6 miles west of Wakefield
south-west
7m
Batley is 7 miles south-west of Leeds
south-east
7m
Batley is 7 miles south-east of Bradford
north
24m
Batley is 24 miles north of Sheffield
south-west
28m
Batley is 28 miles south-west of York
south
29m
Batley is 29 miles south of Ripon
north-east
30m
Batley is 30 miles north-east of Manchester
north-east
32m
Batley is 32 miles north-east of Salford
east
44m
Batley is 44 miles east of Preston
north-east
53m
Batley is 53 miles north-east of Stoke-on-Trent

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